antipruritic

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antipruritic

 [an″te-, an″ti-proo-rit´ik]
1. preventing or relieving itching.
2. an agent that so acts.

an·ti·pru·rit·ic

(an'tē-prū-rit'ik),
1. Preventing or relieving itching.
2. An agent that relieves itching.

antipruritic

(ăn′tē-pro͝o-rĭt′ĭk, ăn′tī-)
adj.
Preventing or relieving itching.
n.
An antipruritic drug.

antipruritic

adjective Relieving or preventing itching.
 
noun An agent that prevents or relieves itching.

antipruritic

adjective Relieving or preventing itching noun An agent that prevents or relieves itching

an·ti·pru·rit·ic

(an'tē-prūr-it'ik)
1. Preventing or relieving itching.
2. An agent that relieves itching.

antipruritic

Any drug or other treatment effective in relieving itching.

an·ti·pru·rit·ic

(an'tē-prūr-it'ik)
1. Preventing or relieving itching.
2. An agent that relieves itching.
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